IBM 000-636 : Requirements Management with Use Cases - Part 1 Exam
The IBM 000-636 (Requirements Management with Use Cases - Part 1) exam is comprised of 33 questions which must be passed in 60 minutes. A score of 68% or higher is considered passing. During the 000-636 exam, candidates are tested on their knowledge of all aspects relating to requirements management. All of the following topics are covered on the 000-636 exam: introduction to requirements management/best practices, elicit and specify requirements, manage requirements, managing the scope of the system, and managing changing requirements.
Prior to taking the IBM 000-636 exam, candidates can take two courses to help them prepare for the questions that will be featured on the exam. "Principles of Rational Unified Process" is an online course that focuses on Rational Unified Process, its relation to best practices, and its application to software development. Additionally, "Essentials of IBM Rational RequisitePro v2003" is a 3 hour online course that focuses on capturing and managing requirements for projects, as well as how to use RequisitePro to develop software.
None of the online courses are required, but they are recommended by IBM. Additionally, IBM recommends that potential candidates review the computer and web-based courses and rational software training before taking the exam.